Whether you sit 'em down to decorate or add a loop and hang them on a tree, I think they're eat-'em-up-able. My 6-year-old had no trouble deciding what to do with hers.
Here I chose a fave photo of K from this past year. She's posing with a shield she made at summer camp. She chose "fierce" as her descriptor, and it's so appropriate for her.
Read how I made these (and how you can make your own) over at Crafts Unleashed.